Welcome Back Sunday
August 28, 2012
Summer is drawing to a close and we are looking forward to a good start in the fail. Our emphasis for the fall will be equipping and regrouping... ie. starting a formal equipping school/track and restarting our small groups and mobilizing everyone for effective ministry.
Many people have expressed to me that they have never been formally discipled and to meet that need we will be starting an equipping school / track in September and will be doing sessions every month. [READ MORE]
Are you IN Adam or IN Christ?
October 30, 2011
Romans 5:12ff compares and contrasts Adam's fall and Christ's redemption. [READ MORE]
It is a description of what accrues to those who are IN ADAM vs those who are IN CHRIST. Everyone is naturally born into Adam's race, family, or whatever you want to call it. He is the Head of the human race in that His moral failure/SIN/Fall accrues to all of his naturally born offspring which includes every human being (prior to salvation).
What Happened to Abundant Life
July 27, 2011
John 10:10 I have come that they may have life, and have it more abundantly.
So often we read this scripture and we nod our heads enthusiastically to Jesus’ promise. However, if we were to be honest with ourselves – we would have to admit that we do not consider our life to be abundant. Why not – is the promise of our Lord not true?
The problem is not with the promise – the problem is with our definition of abundant life. [READ MORE]